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Street Lighting Maintenance Operative


Amey PLC
Location: Bradford
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Building Services
Category: Transport and Highways Jobs
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About Amey

Amey is one of the top five support services suppliers in the UK. Our team of 16,000 provides consulting and infrastructure support services.

We make a difference by designing, building, maintaining and investing in our country’s services and infrastructure including the UK’s road and rail infrastructure, keeping schools safe and clean, managing the UK’s defence estate, safely escorting prisoners and keeping prisons and courts secure. We also collect and process waste, as well as deliver key utilities services. All of this is underpinned by our leading consulting capabilities which uses engineering design and data analytics to better manage the services we all use and rely on.

Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That's why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ. We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees.

What is the purpose of this role?

We are working for Bradford Metropolitan District Council to upgrade street lighting and help Bradford to develop as a smart city. We will provide services to survey the 56,500 street lighting assets, provide design for 53,700 units and replace 48,300 existing street lights with energy efficient LED luminaires. As part of the overall scope there will also be approximately 17,000 lighting column replacements and 7500 concrete lighting columns fitted with steel sleeves.

In this role you will be an important part of the Street Lighting team by supporting with the installation of new street lighting columns across the Bradford district. You will excavation for new lighting columns, carry out installation of the columns using Hiab vehicle, remove old lighting columns, attachment signs and reinstatement footways.

What will this role involve?

* Maintain high technical standards

* Attend project and work briefings as required

* Drive/operate Hiab vehicles/plant requiring general and specialist skills including vehicle checks, routine maintenance, (e.g. oil and water checks) and cleaning

* Undertake all aspects of street lighting column installation works including excavation and reinstatement

* Take responsibility for the safety of yourself and others within your team to ensure compliance with relevant health and safety legislation and safe operation to protect member of the public.

* Carry out vehicle checks prior to shift starting, correctly filling in defect books Record Drivers' hours Allocation and capturing time and resource utilisation in line with operated allocation system To keep records and complete all necessary paperwork.

What are we looking for?

* Full driving licence

* Must have experience with limited access excavation / groundworks within the public realm & highways

* Have experience with backfilling / reinstatement within the public realm & highways

* Ideally be CAT and Genny trained

* Familiar with the use and application of permits to dig

* Experienced working outdoors in challenging weather conditions

* Knowledge of setting up localised Traffic Management & exclusion zones around areas of work

What makes this role unique?

You will help to deliver the Smart Street Lighting project across the Bradford district, comprising around 56,000 LED street lights and associated CMS network.
About Amey

Amey is one of the top five support services suppliers in the UK. Our team of 16,000 provides consulting and infrastructure support services.

We make a difference by designing, building, maintaining and investing in our country’s services and infrastructure including the UK’s road and rail infrastructure, keeping schools safe and clean, managing the UK’s defence estate, safely escorting prisoners and keeping prisons and courts secure. We also collect and process waste, as well as deliver key utilities services. All of this is underpinned by our leading consulting capabilities which uses engineering design and data analytics to better manage the services we all use and rely on.

Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That's why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ. We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees.

What is the purpose of this role?

We are working for Bradford Metropolitan District Council to upgrade street lighting and help Bradford to develop as a smart city. We will provide services to survey the 56,500 street lighting assets, provide design for 53,700 units and replace 48,300 existing street lights with energy efficient LED luminaires. As part of the overall scope there will also be approximately 17,000 lighting column replacements and 7500 concrete lighting columns fitted with steel sleeves.

In this role you will be an important part of the Street Lighting team by supporting with the installation of new street lighting columns across the Bradford district. You will excavation for new lighting columns, carry out installation of the columns using Hiab vehicle, remove old lighting columns, attachment signs and reinstatement footways.

What will this role involve?

* Maintain high technical standards

* Attend project and work briefings as required

* Drive/operate Hiab vehicles/plant requiring general and specialist skills including vehicle checks, routine maintenance, (e.g. oil and water checks) and cleaning

* Undertake all aspects of street lighting column installation works including excavation and reinstatement

* Take responsibility for the safety of yourself and others within your team to ensure compliance with relevant health and safety legislation and safe operation to protect member of the public.

* Carry out vehicle checks prior to shift starting, correctly filling in defect books Record Drivers' hours Allocation and capturing time and resource utilisation in line with operated allocation system To keep records and complete all necessary paperwork.

What are we looking for?

* Full driving licence

* Must have experience with limited access excavation / groundworks within the public realm & highways

* Have experience with backfilling / reinstatement within the public realm & highways

* Ideally be CAT and Genny trained

* Familiar with the use and application of permits to dig

* Experienced working outdoors in challenging weather conditions

* Knowledge of setting up localised Traffic Management & exclusion zones around areas of work

What makes this role unique?

You will help to deliver the Smart Street Lighting project across the Bradford district, comprising around 56,000 LED street lights and associated CMS network.
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